Experts in Gastroenterology services in Saratoga
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Televideo Appointments

As technology changes with new regulations, we are excited to start offering televideo visits. Please click here for information and connectivity.

For Patients

Our practice is designed to provide gastrointestinal procedural and health care excellence in a personalized, comfortable and state-of-the-art facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

We want our patients to be informed about their procedure, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being.




Uniting to Care & Cure Awards 

The Chapter (Upstate Northeastern New York) congratulates and is pleased to share that Saratoga Schenectady Gastroenterology Associates, P.C. (SSGA) has been recognized by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation as a recipient of the 2020 Uniting to Care & Cure Award. The award recognizes members of the IBD professional community who go above and beyond to support the Foundation’s mission to improve patient quality of life and find cures for IBD. 

Saratoga Schenectady Gastroenterology Associates (SSGA) have been a part of the Foundation’s IBD Qorus program since 2016 and have made an impact in patient outcomes that matter. We appreciate their partnership and look forward to continuing to share their improvement learnings with other IBD practices across the nation.

IBD Qorus Team

SSGA IBD Qorus Team
Arthur H. Ostrov, MD, FACP, FACG
Mark Metwally, MD
Zachary Feinberg, MD
Donna Gerner, RN
Jessica Klein, LPN 

You can learn more about the awards and all of this year’s recipients here



Please click on the image above for important information regarding the precautions Saratoga Schenectady Gastroenterology Associates is taking to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.  If you have an upcoming appointment, please click above.

Quality Care, Comfort, And Convenience

Our mission is to provide comprehensive care to our patients in a courteous, efficient and compassionate manner.

If you are already scheduled to visit Saratoga Schenectady Gastroenterology Associates we recommend you take a

look at the Office Forms section of our website to help you prepare for your appointment.

If you do not have a visit planned, we invite you to come see us soon.

Our Medical Team

Providers at our practice

What our patients say


Dr. DeFrancisco and his staff are outstanding. They made me feel very comfortable.
You guys are the best, especially Dr. J